Updated January 28 at 6:28pm
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An index of Rhode Island’s leading indicators rose 0.7 percent in November, after advancing by the same amount in October, according to a Providence Business News/e-forecasting.com report released Tuesday. more
Rhode Island Lottery is offering a new game, Monopoly Millionaires’ Club, with the potential to create more simultaneous millionaires than any other game in lottery history. more
U.S. unemployment remains too high and a stronger dollar could hurt the country’s exports while preventing inflation from rising to the Federal Reserve’s goal, Chicago Fed PresidenCharles Evans said today. more
Buying stocks before U.S. companies report quarterly earnings has usually been a good way to make money. Not this time. more
The Providence Redevelopment Agency Thursday approved leasing the “triangle lot” in downtown to a Fall River developer who intends to build a hotel there. more
(Updated, 5:30 p.m.) The Providence Phoenix will cease publication next week, according to a news release from the company. more
Massachusetts and the nation are on track to experience solid growth for the balance of 2014 and through the first quarter of 2015, but “serious challenges remain,” according to the MassBenchmarks editorial board. more
Foreclosure rates in the Providence-Warwick area and Rhode Island dropped in October compared with the same period a year ago, but remain higher than the national rate, according to data firm CoreLogic. more
Rhode Island has the 10th highest income gap between senior citizens’ incomes and younger residents’ incomes, according to a new Interest.com report. more
Investors who relax about the economy and focus on company earnings and valuation have the best shot of beating the market in 2015, according to the co-manager of last year’s best performing U.S. equity fund. more
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